Huntington's Maria Rhodes to perform senior recital

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2006-03-10
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University senior Maria Rhodes will perform her senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2006, in the Longaker Recital Hall at the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The recital is open to the public with no admission charge.

Rhodes, a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance major from Celina, Ohio, is studying voice lessons under Prof. Amy Prickett. Selections from the recital include “Nine German Arias” by George Frideric Handel, “Concert aria, K505: Ch’io mi scordi di te?” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and “My Àntonia” by Libby Larsen.

Performance roles on the Huntington University stage include the witch in Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel,” Laetitia in Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief,” a daughter in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance,” and Virginia in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” Rhodes has been involved in concert choir, women’s chorale, handbells, and wind ensemble while enrolled at Huntington University.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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